Local storm spotters put boots on the ground, eyes in the sky

Hesston Fire/EMS Chief Russ Buller has worked for the department for 38 years. Here, he's standing near a new fire truck. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent Newton Now   On March 13, 1990, Russ Buller saw something large, black and ominous in the distance. It got larger and larger until he was pretty close to it. He knew what it was, since he had been watching for it. It was headed for Hesston, and in its path were Schowalter Villa, Hesston College and the trailer park. Buller, Hesston


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